Canadian, Colombian & US joint medical team saves lives in Haiti

June 11, 2011
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Canadian, Colombian & US joint medical team saves lives in Haiti

Story by Sgt. Aaron LeBlancGONAIVES, Haiti – Canadian, Colombian and American military medical and dental personnel completed the third of four medical training exercises as part of Task Force Bon Voizen on June 8 in Bocozelle, a small village outside the city of St. Marc in the Artibonite Department. According to the Task Force...
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Dozens treated for cholera in small town in Haiti’s southwest after storm

June 10, 2011
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Dozens treated for cholera in small town in Haiti’s southwest after storm

Washington Post: By Associated Press, Updated: Friday, June 10, 12:38 PM PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — The summer storm that killed at least 28 people in Haiti apparently is also bringing a surge of cholera to at least in one small town. Alain Legarnec of the French aid group Doctors of the World says a clinic in Jeremie...
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Senator Zenny: MINUSTAH Airport Incident an Insult, Martelly Must Take Issue

June 10, 2011
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Senator Zenny: MINUSTAH Airport Incident an Insult, Martelly Must Take Issue

Defend Haiti: PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti – The senator from the South-east, Edwin Zenny confirmed on Thursday that customs officials at the Toussaint Louverture International Airport were prevented from doing their work of checking packages by a group armed soldiers from MINUSTAH. On Sunday, armed soldiers with the United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH) created...
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Levi’s “Vehemently Denies” Blocking Wage Hikes for Haitian Factory Workers

June 10, 2011
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Levi’s “Vehemently Denies” Blocking Wage Hikes for Haitian Factory Workers

Levi’s Strauss is defending its name after The Nation published an article yesterday alleging that contractors for the company, along with contractors for Hanes and Fruit of the Loom, pushed to block proposals that would boost the minimum wage for Haiti’s garment workers. The allegations came from Wikileaks cables obtained by Haïti Liberté, which...
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Extended Vaccine Coverage Could Save Millions Of Kids’ Lives

June 10, 2011
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Extended Vaccine Coverage Could Save Millions Of Kids’ Lives

Washington (SmartAboutHealth) – Two new studies published in the journal Health Affairs have revealed that by extending the reach of vaccines for kids around the world, millions of lives could be saved. The two studies, as stated, were both published on Thursday in the highly-respected medical journal, and focused on the reach of children’s...
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United, Continental add flights to Hawaii, Haiti and Germany

June 9, 2011
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United, Continental add flights to Hawaii, Haiti and Germany

CLEVELAND, Ohio — United Airlines has announced new flights from some of its hubs, but Cleveland is not one of them. “There’s nothing in the hopper (for Cleveland), but certainly we’re keeping you in mind,” United spokesman Mike Trevino said Thursday. “I don’t see anything on the horizon in the immediate future. United’s increased...
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Voici une bonne affaire pour Haiti:

June 9, 2011
By webmasterflash
Voici une bonne affaire pour  Haiti:

Voici une bonne affaire pour  Haiti: 128 Machines de Dialyse – Marque de fabrication: COBE complètement  reconditionnés -  a $ 200.00 l’unité -  Located in New York. Contactez: Bernard Sansaricq bsans517@comcast.net A very good deal for Haiti: 128 Dialasys machines  Make  COBE – completely refurbished -  @ $ 200.00 each.  Located in New York.
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Aid group reports 300 new cases per day in crowded section of Haiti capital

June 9, 2011
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Aid group reports 300 new cases per day in crowded section of Haiti capital

Washington Post: PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — An international aid group says clinics in one section of the Haitian capital are seeing a sharp rise in cholera, with more than 300 new cases per day. Oxfam says the spike in new cases is occurring in the densely populated Carrefour area west of downtown Port-au-Prince. The group...
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Would A $5-A-Day Minimum Wage Make Life Better In Haiti?

June 9, 2011
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Would A $5-A-Day Minimum Wage Make Life Better In Haiti?

Today, The Nation and Haiti Liberte posted a story about some Wikileaks memos that reveal that “Contractors for Fruit of the Loom, Hanes and Levi’s worked in close concert with the U.S. Embassy when they aggressively moved to block a minimum wage increase for Haitian assembly zone workers.” In 2009, before the earthquake, Haiti’s...
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WikiLeaks Haiti: Cable Depicts Fraudulent Haiti Election-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

June 8, 2011
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WikiLeaks Haiti: Cable Depicts Fraudulent Haiti Election-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

The United States, the European Union and the United Nations decided to support Haiti’s recent presidential and parliamentary elections despite believing that the country’s electoral body, “almost certainly in conjunction with President Preval,” had “emasculated the opposition” by unwisely and unjustly excluding the country’s largest party, according to a secret US Embassy cable. The...
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Gaillot Dorsinvil en fuite

June 8, 2011
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Gaillot Dorsinvil en fuite

Le Nouvelliste: Haïti: Seuls trois des sept conseillers électoraux ont répondu lundi à une convocation du président Joseph Michel Martelly qui voulait s’enquérir de la situation qui prévaut au sein de l’institution électorale, concernant le second tour controversé des législatives du 20 mars 2011. Il s’agit du vice-président, Jean Thélève Pierre-Toussaint, des conseillers Ribel...
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Le Parlement attend Daniel Rouzier

June 8, 2011
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Le Parlement attend Daniel Rouzier

Le Nouvelliste: A l’issue de l’ouverture de la session extraordinaire convoquée par le président Michel Martelly, deux commissions spéciales ont été formées, mardi, au Sénat et à la Chambre des députés pour étudier le dossier du Premier ministre désigné, Daniel Gérard Rouzier. Parallèlement, une commission spéciale est diligentée pour clarifier les zones d’ombres de...
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MARTELLY WILL FIRE PARLIAMENT NEXT WEEK

June 8, 2011
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MARTELLY WILL FIRE PARLIAMENT NEXT WEEK

June 8, 2011 President Michel Martelly is about to take a very large step that will create an uproar throughout the international community. His action is forced by Rene Preval’s time bombs, left behind to explode after his departure. He is responsible for the fixed parliamentary elections, that saw the Chamber and Senate loaded...
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New York Wings Over Haiti Benefit

June 8, 2011
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New York Wings Over Haiti Benefit

In the small city of Elmira, New York – about halfway along the length of the Pennsylvania and New York border – at VFW Post 901, motorcycles will arrive from all over the region for the Wings Over Haiti Benefit. Wings Over Haiti’s Benefit is actually a motorcycle rally, live music concert, silent auction,...
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A PIED D’ŒUVRE A PETIT GOAVE DANS LA LUTTE CONTRE LE CHOLERA

June 8, 2011
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A PIED D’ŒUVRE A PETIT GOAVE DANS LA LUTTE CONTRE LE CHOLERA

LA FONDATION DR HENRI GERARD DESGRANGES (FDHGD) A PIED D’ŒUVRE A PETIT GOAVE DANS LA LUTTE CONTRE LE CHOLERA Par Jean-Claude Desgranges, MD, FAGS Président de la FDHGD HISTORIQUE La Fondation Dr Henri Gérard Desgranges (FDHGD) organisation à but non lucratif, reconnue par le Ministère de la Planification et de la Coopération Externe, et...
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HARRY BELAFONTE: YELOW BIRD The story of Choucoune Stolen Legacy

June 7, 2011
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HARRY BELAFONTE: YELOW BIRD  The story of Choucoune Stolen Legacy

CHOUCOUNE The story of Choucoune Stolen Legacy: The ordeal of Choucoune By Louis J. Auguste, MD For the past 500 years, Haiti has been part of the world’s history. As a member of the society of nations, Haiti and Haitians have made numerous, worthy, but rarely heralded, contributions. Need we mention the bravery of the...
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17 dead reported in Haiti, more possible, after torrential rains hit capital

June 7, 2011
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17 dead reported in Haiti, more possible, after torrential rains hit capital

Agence France-Presse Port-au-Prince, June 07, 2011 First Published: 13:47 IST(7/6/2011) Last Updated: 13:49 IST(7/6/2011) At least seventeen people were dead on Tuesday after torrential rains slammed the Haitian capital, turning roads to rivers, collapsing fragile houses and swamping the city’s squalid camps set up after last year’s earthquake. The worst rains to hit the...
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TORRENTIAL RAINS CAUSE BRIDGE COLLAPSE AND ROAD CLOSURES-Homes washed away

June 6, 2011
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Bridge has collapsed in Peguyville, roads cut in Canape Verte, Delmas, Fontamara, Correfour and other places because of heavy rains, mud slides, and heavy rock falls. Many injured and dead. Traffic is paralyzed. Area excessively rain saturated. Many homes in danger of collapse, especially in Bidonvilles. Many tent camps are flooded. Some washed away....
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Haitian Underwear Workers and Their Small Wages

June 6, 2011
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Haitian Underwear Workers and Their Small Wages

The Nation recently posted and then pulled a story about the politics behind an increase of the minimum wage in Haiti. (Looks like the premature posting was a snafu with their local partner publication for the story, Haiti Liberté.) A couple of years back, the Haitian government decided that it would be an awesome idea...
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Martelly annule la version de l’amendement publié

June 6, 2011
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Martelly annule la version de l’amendement publié

Le Matin Haiti: La version amendée de la constitution qui a été publiée un jour avant la prestation de serment du président Joseph Michel Martelly a été annulée ce jeudi 2 juin par arrêté présidentiel. Une version différente de celle votée par l’assemblée nationale en date du 9 mai 2011 a été publiée en...
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